Language : English
Published : 2013-09-19
Pages : 352
Computers in Hotels
Computers in Hotels: Concepts and Applications is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the needs of students of under graduate hotel management programmes. The book covers the fundamentals of computers and their applications in the hotel industry and uses numerous examples, exhibits, flowcharts, cases, and illustrations to explain them. The book is divided into two parts. The first part on Computer Fundamentals introduces the reader to the basics of computers. Further it elaborates on various operating systems, MS Office, the internet, and database management systems (DBMS). The second part on Computer Applications in the Hotel Industry provides detailed discussion on hotel information system, computerized reservation system (CRS) and room management. It also covers accounting module, food and beverage (F&B) management, property management system (PMS) interface, and management information system (MIS). Students will find this book useful for its coverage of the fundamentals of computers and their applications in the hotel industry explained through numerous illustrations, examples, and cases. It will also be useful for hospitality professionals with its practice-oriented approach.
About the Author
Partho Pratim Seal is Assistant Professor, Durgapur Society of Management Sciences (DSMS), Durgapur. He was earlier Lecturer at Institute of International Management & Technology, Bengal. He also has 8 years of industry experience and had worked in the food production department of a multi-speciality club in Kolkata and various restaurants in Delhi. He has completed his diploma in hotel management from IHM Chennai, MSc in hotel management from Vinayaka Mission University, Salem, and PG Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) from Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad.
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This book provides basic knowledge of statistical techniques and its application to business. Most of the chapters are classified into two parts, the text and the syntaxes of SPSS and excel. It provides a conceptual understanding of basic statistical techniques with concepts illustrated by a small hypothetical or actual data set and graphs.
First published in 1994, Deon Rossouw’s Business Ethics has become the foundation text for business students in South Africa. This edition is an adaptation of the book with the addition of topics which address business ethics in the Malaysian perspective. Useful for both students and practitioners, this book addresses key ethical issues affecting corporate communities in the twenty-first century. It tracks global developments such as the growing emphasis on triple bottom-line reporting while addressing problems particularly relevant in the Malaysian context.
How To Be Happy: How Developing Your Confidence, Resilience, Appreciation and Communication Can Lead to a Happier, Healthier You
We all have the capacity to be happy. There may be occasions in your life where this seems a challenging concept, however there are some very definite things that you can do to make sure that you are happy more often than not. After all, happy people get sick less often, they have more energy, are more creative, sustain more positive relationships and are more fun to be around.
With the help of Liggy Webb, you can create your own personal happiness toolkit! How to be Happy will help you feel more self-empowered and in control of any situation, helping you progress in your work and personal life.
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Since its inception, An Introduction to Business Ethics by Joseph DesJardins has been a cutting-edge resource for the business ethics course. Desjardins’ unique multidisciplinary approach offers critical analysis and integrates the perspective of philosophy with management, law, economics, and public policy, providing a clear, concise, yet reasonably comprehensive introductory survey of the ethical choices available to us in business.
About the Author
Joe DesJardins is Professor in the philosophy department formed jointly by the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University in Minnesota. He presently serves as the Executive Director of the Society for Business Ethics. Among his publications are: An Introduction to Business Ethics (McGraw Hill), Environmental Ethics: An Introduction to Environmental Philosophy (Wadsworth), of Contemporary Issues in Business Ethics, co-editor, with John McCall, (5th Ed, Wadsworth) , and the forthcoming Business, Ethics, and Sustainability: Ethics for the Next Industrial Revolution (Prentice Hall). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame and taught for many years at Villanova University before moving to Minnesota.